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How To Start A Straw Bale Garden

If you have bad soil or would just like to garden the easy way, check out these tips for starting a straw bale garden. I really like this method of gardening because there is no digging or weeding. Tashavia shares how and explains why they decided to straw bale garden. For even more info on straw bale gardening and to see how to use the sides of your bales as well as the tops you can check out Modern Farmer’s article.

How To Start A Straw Bale Garden

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Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.


  1. I think that the hay would sprout and would be filled with weeds from past experience trying to use our Texas hay in the mulching process.

  2. Unless you use oat straw you will have weeds coming up in the hay. Oat straw is the only hay I would use for mulch, or this. I have also used other hay with really bad results.

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